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5 Things You Should Consider before Writing a Supply Chain Policy

All Things Supply Chain

In terms of conducting business regularly, 2020 has been a transformative year for numerous industries. While shipping and handling remain mostly unaffected by COVID-19 due to their lack of direct… General Supply Chain Management audit policies risk management supply chain supply chain policy

Supply Chain Resilience: Back in the Spotlight

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published yesterday, “Creating Resilience Amid Disruption: 2020 Supply Chain Market Research.”

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How to Gain an Advantage in Challenging Times


For procurement and supply chain professionals, the biggest takeaway from 2020 is that no matter how hard you try, you cannot predict the future. COVID-19 disrupted supply chains on an unprecedented scale, and businesses became much more reliant on procurement teams to help mitigate the impact. .

The 2020 Thanksgiving Logistics Shake-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

Even though this year will be very different than other years, the Thanksgiving logistics headaches will continue. The turkey supply chain remains a complex balancing act between supply and demand, especially at the fresh turkey level.

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Packaging industry can modernise with warehouse automation

IT Supply Chain

By Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software. The post Packaging industry can modernise with warehouse automation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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How Covid-19 is shaping the maritime tech trends of tomorrow

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Blake (pictured). Head of Information Technology, Port of Tyne. The post How Covid-19 is shaping the maritime tech trends of tomorrow appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Daimler and Waymo partner-up to push forward on self-driving trucks


Daimler Trucks and Waymo have signed a strategic global partnership to deploy autonomous SAE Level 4 technology.

How should organizations deal with supply chain disruptions?

IT Supply Chain

By Ranjit Rebello (pictured). Engagement Director, Tata Consultancy Services. The post How should organizations deal with supply chain disruptions? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

BluJay research focuses on the need to build resilient supply chains

BluJay Solutions

Supply Chain 24/7 shared news around the Global Research Report, including insight from a Q&A with BluJay CMO Patrick Maley and editor Jeff Berman. Read the full story here. In The News Supply Chain 24/7

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Right Place, Right Time, on Time – How to be Inventive with Inventory


The global pandemic is forcing everyone to reassess their inventory management processes. A recent bulletin from the Cleaning and Hygiene Suppliers’ Association (CHSA) has called on medical supply businesses to urgently address their supply chains and plan for shortages.

Podcast: Marcia Williams on Supply Chain Optimization and Digital Transformation


Supply chain optimization consultant, author, and podcaster Marcia Williams has been working in supply chain since 2004.

Barcoding: The Holiday Lifesaver


It Started With Retail. When you go about your daily supply chain tasks, you likely aren’t paying much attention to the barcode on your items. You might not even remember a day when this technology wasn’t in your warehouses, improving efficiency within your business.

Different Types of Access Platforms!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Get Our EBOOK HERE. Access platforms article and permission to publish here provided by Maria Dalit.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Pet Food Experts Selects HIMPACT by Herlitz Inventory Management

Herlitz Inventory Management

Pet Food Experts Selects HIMPACT by Herlitz Inventory Management to Manage Daily Forecasting and Purchasing Solutions for its 4,500 Retail Partners in 34 States.

Pursuing a Career in Logistics and Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

The truth be told, the supply chain management profession is extremely broad and the range of jobs in the industry is vast. There is no single, clear career path—your career could take you just about anywhere.

Renovotec launches seasonal campaign with mobile device rental and purchase discounts

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Renovotec, the UK-based rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies is launching a seasonal November 2020 to end February 2021 campaign featuring rental and purchase discounts on leading handheld and vehicle-mounted mobile warehouse devices, as well as a special offer on Renovotec’s remote network monitoring service

How Three Warehouse Problems Can Be Solved With Automation

Supply Chain Brain

The 2020 peak holiday shopping season promises to break all records for order volumes, especially for e-commerce. The outlook has brought renewed focus on the supply-chain resources needed to accommodate the spike in demand

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

How Being in the Army Changed My Life

Supply Chain Nation

Veterans Day is a day set aside to honor those who have served the country in war or peace, acknowledging and thanking them for their service. This year, in honor of Veterans Day, we share four Blue Yonder perspectives. The third this week is from our own James Cross.

5 Things to Target in Automated Notifications/Communications | VIDEO


[link] Automated notifications and communications breathe new life into supply-chain processes. Unfortunately, shippers still overlook the low-hanging fruit in automated communications. So, Let’s Give You 5 Things To Target In Automated Notifications And Communications, Real Fast!

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Nov. 19, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart eCommerce, Profits Soar, Smaller Carriers Losing Billions across the Globe, Slow Recovery of US Manufacturing, Ocean Container Shipping Rates Spiking

Welcome to the Matrix — Maybe

Enterra Insights

Most people have watched or heard of the 1999 science fiction film “The Matrix.” ” The premise of the movie is that humans unknowingly become the energy source for sentient machines.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Supply Chain News on 5 Tips for Avoiding Procurement Failures

Supply Chain Digest

From Ensuring there is Real Competition to Understanding Supplier Incentives, Smart Steps to Keep Procurement On Track

RFP season arrives amid uncertainty

DAT Solutions

Uncertainty abounds as we begin to look forward to the New Year. As we have seen in 2020, freight patterns and rate levels can shift suddenly, so it pays to have a strong awareness of factors that can affect the marketplace when bidding on future freight. Trucking Industry Trends

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Empty Shelves Back Again

Supply Chain Digest

Photo Evidence Buyers overwhelming Store Replenishment across the US

Virtual Europe – Agenda


Agenda. Day 1. PRACTITIONER LESSONS. DAY 2. INNOVATION DAY. DAY 3. CUSTOMERS ONLY. 2:00pm. Welcome. 2:05pm. CEO Keynote. 2:25pm. Celebrity Keynote. 3:05pm. Customer Keynote #1. 3:05pm. Inspiring Keynote. 3:25pm. Networking time in Lobby. 3:55pm. Breakout Session 3. Breakout Session 2. Breakout Session 1. 4:25pm. Networking time in Lobby. 4:35pm. Breakout Session 6. Breakout Session 5. Breakout Session 4. 5:05pm. Networking time in Lobby. 5:15pm. Customer Keynote #2. 5:40pm. Closing. 2:00pm.

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.